Web of Science: Conference Proceedings Citation Index

Access cutting-edge, impactful research from over 205k conference proceedings

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Conference proceedings represent the leading edge of research – revealing emerging trends and new ideas before they appear in journals. The Conference Proceedings Citation Index lets you use cited reference searching to see the full impact of conferences and other professional meetings.

The Conference Proceedings Citation Index contains over 205,900 conference proceedings, with 70 million cited references dating back from 1990 to present.

The Conference Proceedings Citation Index is part of the Web of Science Core Collection.

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    205K+ conferences overall (selective and fully covered)
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    ~70K fully covered conferences from proceedings
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    ~120k selectively covered conferences from proceedings
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    4K+ proceedings per year
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    70.1M cited references
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    1990: year coverage starts

Why use the Conference Proceedings Citation Index?

Uncover emerging and developing concepts

Uncover new theories, solutions, and indications of emerging and developing concepts that helps your research and grant acquisition.

Verify citations to papers

Verify citations to papers presented at conferences.

Discover ideas as they are first presented

Discover research ideas as they are first presented, before they are included in journal articles.

Make acquisition decisions

Make acquisition decisions about proceedings.

Find out where proceedings were published

Determine whether the proceedings of a meeting were published and where.

Identify potential collaborators

Identify potential collaborators who are working on complementary areas of research.

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